Shaun Scott

Issaquah Eagles players celebrate after Issaquah freshman Camryn Gibson (No. 3) recorded a game-winning basket at the buzzer against the Mount Si Wildcats. Issaquah defeated Mount Si,49-48, on Jan. 5. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

2018: The year in sports in Issaquah

Issaquah athletes/teams display their talents.

Issaquah Eagles players celebrate after Issaquah freshman Camryn Gibson (No. 3) recorded a game-winning basket at the buzzer against the Mount Si Wildcats. Issaquah defeated Mount Si,49-48, on Jan. 5. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles freshman diver Robert Gref competes in the 1-meter dive event against the Liberty Patriots on Nov. 29. Gref is one of the best divers in Washington. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Freshman phenom is a diving guru

Issaquah diver Robert Gref is thriving during his freshman season.

Issaquah Eagles freshman diver Robert Gref competes in the 1-meter dive event against the Liberty Patriots on Nov. 29. Gref is one of the best divers in Washington. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles senior forward Asa Taylor, left, prepares to make a move in the low post in an early season game against the Skyline Spartans. Taylor has been on the varsity roster since his sophomore season. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

A powerful presence in the post

Issaquah senior Asa Taylor wants to lead his team to the promised land.

Issaquah Eagles senior forward Asa Taylor, left, prepares to make a move in the low post in an early season game against the Skyline Spartans. Taylor has been on the varsity roster since his sophomore season. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography
Issaquah Eagles junior Chris Leu (pictured) competes in a race in the season opener against the Liberty Patriots on Nov. 29. Leu advanced to the Class 4A state swim meet during the 2017-18 season in the 200 free and 100 fly. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Leu is determined to dominate

Issaquah junior is focused on continued improvement.

Issaquah Eagles junior Chris Leu (pictured) competes in a race in the season opener against the Liberty Patriots on Nov. 29. Leu advanced to the Class 4A state swim meet during the 2017-18 season in the 200 free and 100 fly. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Seattle Seahawks legend Kam Chancellor, who played with the Seahawks from 2010-2017, will be making an appearance at the American Express Experience prior to the start of the Seattle Seahawks/Minnesota Vikings Monday Night football game. Chancellor will be interacting with fans signing autographs and posing for photos. All Seattle Seahawks Pro Shops in Seattle will offer a 20 percent discount on Tuesday, Dec. 11 for any American Express Card members using their Amex card for in-store purchases. Photo courtesy of the Seattle Seahawks

Catching up with Kam

Sportswriter Shaun Scott talks with Seahawks legend Kam Chancellor about his life away from football.

Seattle Seahawks legend Kam Chancellor, who played with the Seahawks from 2010-2017, will be making an appearance at the American Express Experience prior to the start of the Seattle Seahawks/Minnesota Vikings Monday Night football game. Chancellor will be interacting with fans signing autographs and posing for photos. All Seattle Seahawks Pro Shops in Seattle will offer a 20 percent discount on Tuesday, Dec. 11 for any American Express Card members using their Amex card for in-store purchases. Photo courtesy of the Seattle Seahawks
Issaquah Eagles senior Lucy Stewart (center) takes the ball to the hoop against the Mercer Island Islanders in a non-league game on Nov. 30. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles dominate Islanders in non-league contest

Issaquah cruises to victory against Mercer Island.

Issaquah Eagles senior Lucy Stewart (center) takes the ball to the hoop against the Mercer Island Islanders in a non-league game on Nov. 30. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles sophomore guard Timmy Crandall (pictured) scored 11 points in a loss against the Mercer Island Islanders on Nov. 30 at Mercer Island High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Issaquah displays resiliency in loss to Mercer Island

Eagles can’t complete comeback against Islanders.

Issaquah Eagles sophomore guard Timmy Crandall (pictured) scored 11 points in a loss against the Mercer Island Islanders on Nov. 30 at Mercer Island High School. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Bill Foote (pictured) announces substitutions during the Issaquah Eagles girls soccer team’s first round state playoff game against the Kentridge Chargers on Nov. 7 in the press box at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Voice of the Eagles is committed to the Issaquah community

Bill Foote is the epitome of a sports enthusiast.

Bill Foote (pictured) announces substitutions during the Issaquah Eagles girls soccer team’s first round state playoff game against the Kentridge Chargers on Nov. 7 in the press box at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah senior outside hitter Liz Gorski (pictured) hits the ball over the net, keeping the play alive against Glacier Peak. Issaquah defeated Glacier Peak 3-0, clinching a berth in the Class 4A state volleyball tournament on Nov. 16-17 at the Yakima SunDome. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles punch their ticket to state volleyball tournament

Issaquah sweeps Glacier Peak on the volleyball court.

Issaquah senior outside hitter Liz Gorski (pictured) hits the ball over the net, keeping the play alive against Glacier Peak. Issaquah defeated Glacier Peak 3-0, clinching a berth in the Class 4A state volleyball tournament on Nov. 16-17 at the Yakima SunDome. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles senior Natalie Perez controls possession of the ball late in the second half against the Kentridge Chargers in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs. The Eagles defeated Kentridge 3-1 on Nov. 7 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Perez had two assists in the win. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Eagles rise to the occasion in first round of the state playoffs

Issaquah advances to Class 4A quarterfinals.

Issaquah Eagles senior Natalie Perez controls possession of the ball late in the second half against the Kentridge Chargers in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs. The Eagles defeated Kentridge 3-1 on Nov. 7 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Perez had two assists in the win. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah Eagles girls soccer players make a beeline for Riley Larsen, who is standing with her arms outstretched, after she hit the game clinching penalty kick in the overtime shootout on Nov. 1 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles reign supreme in overtime shootout on the soccer field

Issaquah earns a dramatic victory in the Wes-King 4A district championship game.

Issaquah Eagles girls soccer players make a beeline for Riley Larsen, who is standing with her arms outstretched, after she hit the game clinching penalty kick in the overtime shootout on Nov. 1 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles 2018 graduate Claudia Longo addresses the crowd during halftime of the Issaquah Eagles/Lake Stevens Vikings playoff game. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

‘Kick MS with Claudia’ event is a rousing success

Togetherness is a mantra of the Issaquah community.

Issaquah Eagles 2018 graduate Claudia Longo addresses the crowd during halftime of the Issaquah Eagles/Lake Stevens Vikings playoff game. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah players celebrate after Sarah Kim (No. 7) scored a goal in the 36th minute of play. Issaquah defeated Lake Stevens 3-0 in the first round of the Wes-King 4A soccer playoffs on Oct. 30 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles dominate Vikings in playoff opener

Issaquah earns shutout on the soccer pitch

Issaquah players celebrate after Sarah Kim (No. 7) scored a goal in the 36th minute of play. Issaquah defeated Lake Stevens 3-0 in the first round of the Wes-King 4A soccer playoffs on Oct. 30 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles senior goalie Chloe Lang leads by example on the soccer field. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Lang loves the challenge of being last line of defense

Issaquah is proving the doubters wrong.

Issaquah Eagles senior goalie Chloe Lang leads by example on the soccer field. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Issaquah Eagles senior setter Claire Hyun sets up a perfect pass to one of her teammates against the Woodinville Falcons on Oct. 17. Issaquah cruised to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-17, 25-13) victory on senior night. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles dominate Falcons on senior night

Issaquah senior Liz Gorski was unstoppable against Woodinville.

Issaquah Eagles senior setter Claire Hyun sets up a perfect pass to one of her teammates against the Woodinville Falcons on Oct. 17. Issaquah cruised to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-17, 25-13) victory on senior night. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah players mob Sarah Kim, right, after she scored a goal in the 52nd minute, giving Issaquah a 2-1 lead against the Eastlake Wolves. Issaquah earned a 3-1 win against Eastlake on Oct. 11 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Eagles soar past Wolves in rivalry matchup

Issaquah girls soccer team captures eighth victory of the 2018 season.

Issaquah players mob Sarah Kim, right, after she scored a goal in the 52nd minute, giving Issaquah a 2-1 lead against the Eastlake Wolves. Issaquah earned a 3-1 win against Eastlake on Oct. 11 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles quarterback Trevor Morine, center, unleashes a pass while being pressured by Mount Si defensive player Carlos Ortiz in the first half of play. Mount Si defeated Issaquah 38-6 on Oct. 5 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wildcats defeat Eagles in 4A KingCo football matchup

Issaquah’s offense struggles in loss to Mount Si.

Issaquah Eagles quarterback Trevor Morine, center, unleashes a pass while being pressured by Mount Si defensive player Carlos Ortiz in the first half of play. Mount Si defeated Issaquah 38-6 on Oct. 5 at Gary Moore Stadium in Issaquah. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Issaquah Eagles senior defender Kate Wilkinson connects on a header in a game earlier this season. Wilkinson has led the Eagles to a 5-0-1 record in early season action. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wilkinson runs the show in the defensive backfield

Issaquah Eagles are looking to win the Class 4A state title for the second consecutive season.

Issaquah Eagles senior defender Kate Wilkinson connects on a header in a game earlier this season. Wilkinson has led the Eagles to a 5-0-1 record in early season action. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Skyline assistant coach Brian Mogg (left), Skyline senior Matthew Mogg (center) and Skyline head coach Gary Mogg (right) have an undeniable passion for the sport of golf. Photo courtesy of Gary Mogg

It’s all in the family

Golf has created an unbreakable bond for the Moggs.

Skyline assistant coach Brian Mogg (left), Skyline senior Matthew Mogg (center) and Skyline head coach Gary Mogg (right) have an undeniable passion for the sport of golf. Photo courtesy of Gary Mogg
Skyline Spartans junior receiver Luke Rohleder (pictured) had two receiving touchdowns against the Newport Knights on Sept. 21 at Newport High School in Factoria. Skyline defeated Newport 50-21. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson

Skyline cruises to victory against Newport on the gridiron

Spartan offense gets on track against the Knights.

Skyline Spartans junior receiver Luke Rohleder (pictured) had two receiving touchdowns against the Newport Knights on Sept. 21 at Newport High School in Factoria. Skyline defeated Newport 50-21. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson